Pictures the struggle between the aspirations of the colonists for self-government and the need for a strong central government. Describes the creation of the first legislative body in the New World. Reveals the role of tobacco in the colony's economy. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information Topics: jamestown, colony, american history
byEncyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Chronicles the history of England from the Norman invasion in 1066 to the crowning of King John in 1199. Looks at the system of feudalism that set the scene for the barons' revolt and the writing of the Magna Carta Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Constitutional history, Constitutional history, Medieval Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Summer 2014 campaign video to gain long-term sustainers to support the ongoing work of Shaping San Francisco, a vital public utility (though seldom recognized as such) that provides a living archive of San Francisco, and by the project's very existence, holds down an important niche in the local cultural ecology of the City. Walking and Bicycle history tours, Public Talks both live and archived online, and the ever-expanding archive at Foundsf.org are irreplaceable treasures of San Francisco's... Topics: history, politics, ecology, tours, bicycles, walking, fundraising, support, sustainers, 3% Solution
Created by the Shell Film Unit in 1967 and directed by Michael Heckford, "Paint" takes a look at the creation and formulation of paint, and traces the history of paint and its components from the paintings of the Stone Age to the present day. A great deal of the focus on the film is industrial paint and its application, used to prevent corrosion and wear, and making everyday things more durable. Synthetic pigments are shown, as are oil paints, and many other pigments. In 2011,... Topics: History Of Painting, Painting, Film, Shell Oil Company, Royal Dutch Shell, Color, Chemistry,...
Negro Colleges in Wartime was a short propaganda film produced by the Office of War Information in 1943. Other than in the screen title no reference is made to the students' race.The film begins with a shot of the famous statue of Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee, and notes that progress and industry has a new meaning for the present - winning the Second World War. A brief overview of the war related work at several different black colleges follows, starting with Tuskegee where the famous... Topics: Tuskeegee, Howard University, African American, history, newsreel, propaganda film, WWII, Office of...
byDepartment of the Interior. Division of Motion Pictures
Reel 1 is missing. Reel 2, artifacts of mound building Indians are displayed in the Alabama Museum of Natural History at Tuscaloosa: pottery, stone and shell ornaments, arrow heads, flints, and bone awls, needles, and fish hooks. Human and animal skeletons are reconstructed. Broken pottery is pieced together. CCC units excavate and reconstruct mounds in the Mounds State Park.National Archives Identifier: 11635Local Identifier: 48.3Creator(s): Department of the Interior. Division of Motion... Topics: Alabama Museum of Natural History, Archaeology, Civilians, Indian craft, Motion pictures, Living...
Not only have the Balkans been obliterated by NATO 'humanitarian intervention', eviscerated by imposed neoliberal economic restructuring, and their peoples, particularly the Roma gypsy flung to the corners of the earth, but they've suffered the indignities of centuries of lies, caricature, distortion, and misinformation. Here to discuss, disturb and offer a gentle corrective or two, is a panel of folks from the Balkans and its environs including Andrej Grubacic, Yugoslav author, most recently,... Topics: PM Press, Yugoslavia, Balkans, Roma, Gypsy, European history, Shaping San Francisco, SSF,...
The 3% Solution Campaign, a summer sustainer drive to support Shaping San Francisco as a public utility providing essential history to the city of San Francisco: walking and bicycle tours, public Talks (both live and archived online at shapingsf.org), and our ever-expanding archive of local history at foundsf.org. Topics: history, Shaping San Francisco, FoundSF.org, sustainers, 3 percent solution, fundraising campaign
Made by the U.S. Department of State as part of "The History of U.S. Foreign Relations" series in 1972, this episode is titled FROM YOUTH TO MATURITY. It traces the development of United States foreign relations from the Monroe Doctrine to the participation of the United States in The Hague conferences of the early twentieth century. The film also includes a discussion of Commodore Perry's voyage to Japan, which opened that country to the West. The documentary also shows how... Topics: Periscope film, Stock Footage, foreign Relationships. Commodore Perry, Theodore Roosevelt, United...
"The Story of Trains" presents the story of America's railroads as they appeared in the 1940s. This patriotic movie shows steam and diesel locomotives, as well as electric railroads and mining trains, to present the history of American railroading. It's full of fantastic images of railroad depots including Union Station in Los Angeles (at the 6:34 mark), turntables carrying massive freight locomotives, one of Southern Pacific's G-4 Locomotives 4443 pulling the Pacific Daylight,... Topics: History Of Rail transport, train, Vehicle, interview, Railroad, Rail Transport, Los Angeles Union...
Discusses the development of modern aviation and space flight by considering the achievements of the people and machines involved in the major advancements of these fields. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, aviation, history
"This program examines Bonnard's work through a close look at paintings gathered for a major retrospective at the Paris Centre Pompidou. There is also a fascinating glimpse of Bonnard during a seaside outing--a unique piece of documentary footage--the only existing record of the period just before his death in 1936" -- description from box. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: vhs, art history, impressionism Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"The Hermitage: A Russian Odyssey. Part 1 of 3." -- description from label. Topics: vhs, hermitage, art museums, russian history, art history Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"...Meet a photographer whose passion for the Great Wall has driven him to uncover thousands of forgotten miles of the barrier built by China's dynasties." Topics: vhs, Great Wall of China, Chinese history, European history Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"The Hermitage: A Russian Odyssey. Part 2 of 3." -- description from label. Topics: vhs, art museums, russian history, the hermitage, art history Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"Experience the excitement, history and romance of Old Boston in an original full color video tour."-- description from box. Topics: vhs, boston, tour, history, freedom trail Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Jim Lehrer interviews Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, Bob Dole, Ronald Reagan, John Anderson, Walter Mondale, Geraldine Ferraro, George Bush, Bill Clinton, and James Stockdale on the role of televised debates in American presidential elections. Topics: vhs, presidential debates, united states history Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"Uncover the countless ways in which Central and South American civilizations have influenced the U.S....from language to medicine, from food to manufacturing Topics: vhs, teen viewer, Central American culture, South American culture, ancient civilization, manifest... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"...Biography profiles the most important people of our century...Rare footage, new research, and exclusive interviews..." Topics: vhs, Bob Marley, music history, Harry Smith, Peter Graves, Jack Perkins Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"A powerful award winning documentary on the contributions of African Americans in World War II"-- description from box. Topics: vhs, african american history, world war II Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Dating to the 1960s, this IBM produced film tells the story of the George D. Roper Corporation, a manufacturer of gas and electric stoves, and how its business was transformed by high tech data management. The film features IBM's Clyde Janson, who helped install IBM's 402 and 602 computers at Roper in 1958. Also shown are O56 Verifiers and O52 Keypunch, 557 interpreter, 519 reproducer, O83 and O84 sorter, and O88 Collator, and the processing system. The computer being used is the 1401,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: IBM, History Of Computing, Computers, Data Processing, Data, Technology, Punch Cards, Punch Card...
Created in 1953, "The American Road" is an epic documentary that tells both the history of the automobile in America and the story of the Ford Motor Company. Drawing on the Company's vast archive of films -- Henry Ford spent a great deal of time and money having crews film life in everyday America -- the movie shows how mass production of the automobile transformed life in America. The film was written by Joseph March, directed by George Stoney, narrated by Raymond Massey and one of... Topics: Ford Motor Company, History Of The Automobile, Automobile, Documentary, Highway, Alex North, Ford T...
"An interesting and entertaining look at some "not so usual" people and events in history...interwoven with little known facts about African American history..." Topics: vhs, African American history, Joe Louis, early Black Filmakers, Todd Duncan:the First Porgy, slave... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"....Time of Fear tells the story of the 16,000 men, women, and children who were sent to two relocation camps in southeast Arkansas - one of the poorest and racially segregated places in America... Topics: vhs, WWII, Japanese American history, interviews, Arkansas, relocation camps, racism Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Presents Professor Merrell Gage, retired head of the Department of Sculpture at the University of Southern California, describing the life and career of Abraham Lincoln as he sculpts a lifelike bust of the 16th President, making physical changes in the subject's hair, beard and expression to correspond to events in Lincoln's life. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: presidential history, Art with a capital A